How to enable system log (syslog) on AIX systems to log VERITAS NetBackup (tm) media manager messages

Problem

How to enable system log (syslog) on AIX systems to log VERITAS NetBackup (tm) media manager messages

Solution

1. Edit the file /etc/syslog.conf:
vi /etc/syslog.conf

2. Add the following line:
*.err;*.debug;*.crit /var/adm/ras/syslog

3. Save the changes.

4. Create the log file and restart the daemon:
touch /var/adm/ras/syslog
chmod 770 /var/adm/ras/syslog
stopsrc -s syslogd
startsrc -s syslogd

5. Enable NetBackup logging by stopping and restarting the ltid daemon (in verbose mode):
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/bp.kill_all
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/initbprd
/usr/openv/volmgr/bin/ltid -v


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